Posts Tagged ‘Europe’


Dubrovnik, Croatia – Pearl of the Mediterranean

Dubrovnik is definitely worth visiting for reasons that are difficult to describe in words as much as with a photo, however talented you may be. Why? Simply because words and photos cannot communicate what matters about this town, the first encounter with it and the elation you feel when you see it for the first [...]


Alternative Iceland Vacation

Iceland has a multitude of well-known, spectacular tourist attractions. The Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle and Myvatn are all definitely worth seeing, but sometimes their fame masks some of the other jewels Iceland has to offer. For the visitor looking for something a little different, or someone making their second or third trip to the [...]


The Most Charming Towns of France – Montpellier

Montpellier is located in the south of France about six miles from the Mediterranean coast. With a population of just under 266,000 it is the regional capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Because of its architecture, location and climate, it is one of the most popular urban areas in the country. Over the past twenty years, [...]


Barcelona – La Boqueria and Casa Mila

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is known for its cosmopolitan charm and rustic artistry. The city is on many seasoned travelers’ lists of favorite cities. Located only 100 miles from France, Barcelona borders the Pyrenees, the 300-plus miles of mountain range which divides Spain and France. Barcelona boasts landscapes which are varied: rugged crests, mountains [...]


Prague Golden City

Romantic legend attributes the foundation of Prague to a woman, Princess Libushe, famous for having sent her horse to find her a husband. She chose the site of her future city, in prophetic ecstasy, there beside the river that flows through Bohemia from the south to the north. It would seem that the woman’s hand [...]


Rome the Eternal City

If someone told you they were at “the City of Seven Hills”, “the Threshold of the Apostles”, “the Capital of the World”, or “the Eternal City”, would you know which cities they were talking about? All of these nicknames refer to a single city – Rome, Italy. The legend says the city was founded on [...]